Egypt's Bribery Problem In The Spotlight After Plane Crash
The investigation of a recent Sinai plane crash has highlighted Egypt's culture of low-level corruption and bribery.By Melissa Prax | November 7, 2015
Wish you could avoid those lengthy airport lines? If you're in Egypt, you can apparently just bribe an airport official and skip security.
A British traveler told Sky News that he paid an airport worker about £20 to skip the airport's security lines a few months ago.
This comes as officials continue to investigate Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh airport, the takeoff location for the airplane that went down over the Sinai peninsula — killing all 224 people on board.